[Distutils] How to deprecate a python package

Ionel Cristian Mărieș contact at ionelmc.ro
Tue Apr 5 15:59:37 EDT 2016

What's wrong with a new release that just depends on replacement (assuming
there's identical API)? This might be of help:

If there are API changes or other breakages then maybe a release with a
wrapper that emits warnings would be better and generate less

-- Ionel Cristian Mărieș, http://blog.ionelmc.ro

On Tue, Apr 5, 2016 at 9:46 PM, Thomas Güttler <guettliml at thomas-guettler.de
> wrote:

> I wasted some time because I used a deprecated python package.
> I asked the maintainer to remove it, and he looked at the usage
> statistics: I still gets
> downloaded.
> What is the official way to deprecate a python package?
> Related discussion:
> https://github.com/riklaunim/django-ckeditor/issues/60#issuecomment-205021579
> Regards,
>   Thomas Güttler
> --
> http://www.thomas-guettler.de/
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